Section 73 application for minor material amendment to planning application 15/00996/FUL relating to alterations to boundary treatments, finished floor levels and landscaping.
The Head of Planning introduced submitted planning application 19/00454/AM for a Section 73 application for minor material amendment to planning application 15/00996/FUL relating to alterations to boundary treatments, finished floor levels and landscaping at Land off Starring Road, Littleborough.
The application had been deferred from the last meeting of the Committee.
In presenting the submitted report, the Head of Planning informed the Committee that there was an update report that had been circulated, which indicated that additional representations had been received and also that amended plans had been submitted relating to the realignment of the North Wall. Proposed amendments to conditions 2, 5 and 6 were also outlined within the update report.
The Committee received representations from Mr Healey, agent for the applicant, in support of the application; Mrs Thompson, a local resident, objecting to the application and Councillor Dearnley, Ward Councillor, objecting to the application.
1. That planning permission be granted subject to the conditions as set out in the original submitted report, and subject to amended conditions 2, 5 and 6 as detailed below:
2 This permission relates to the following plans:
- Site Layout (drg.no. H407/001 Rev H)
- Proposed Site Sections – 1 (drg.no. H407/010 Rev D)
- Height Revisions Plots 4 - 5 (drg.no. H407/011 Rev E)
- Height Revisions Plots 1 – 3 (drg.no. H407/012 Rev E)
- Proposed Site Sections – 2 (drg.no. H407/013 Rev E)
- Height Revisions Plots 6 – 7 (drg.no. H407/014 Rev A)
and the development shall be carried out in accordance with these drawings hereby approved.
Reason: For the avoidance of doubt and to ensure a satisfactory standard of development in accordance with the policies contained within the Rochdale Unitary Development Plan and the National Planning Policy Framework.
5 Notwithstanding the drystone boundary wall detail along the site frontage, all boundary treatments shall be as specified on the Site Layout (dwg.no. H407/001/G received 10 Sept 2019). The approved walls/fences shall be erected before each dwelling hereby approved is first occupied and shall thereafter be retained.
Reason: In order to ensure a satisfactory appearance and in the interests of the amenity of the occupiers of neighbouring residential properties in accordance with Core Strategy policy P3 and the National Planning Policy Framework.
6 Notwithstanding the details shown on the approved plans and the requirements of condition 2 of this permission, prior to first occupation of any dwelling, details of the siting, height, design, materials and finish of the drystone wall along the entire site frontage to Starring Road, together with a timetable for its full construction, shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. The detail shall include a sample panel constructed on site, no less than 1 metre high x 1 metre in length, and shall include a top finish of coping stones. The duly approved boundary treatments shall be constructed in full accordance with the approved details and timescales, and shall be retained as such thereafter.
Reason: In the interests of visual amenity in accordance with Core Strategy P3 and the NPPF.